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78     <H2>Clonezilla-SysRescCD</H2>
79     <H3>Documentation: Restoring data</H3>
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81     <div style="position: absolute; left: 0px;"><H4>25/02/2010 - v 3.1.0</H4></div>
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103 jyrki 76 <a name="restore-top"></a>
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107     <H2 style="margin-top: 0;"><a name="restore-intro"></a>Intro <span class="hideprint">[<a href="#restore-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</span></H2>
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109     <p>Image files are always created for one purpose: restoring the data they contain. Images can be, for example, a backup solution: as long as hardware works, the computer can be restored to the state it was when creating the image. Another usage scenario is changing the hard drive: files can be copy-pasted from the old drive to the new, but that method doesn't make the new drive bootable. Disk images do.</p>
111     <p>This page contains a demonstration of the latter case. On the <a href="backup.html">Getting backups</a> page, a 500 MB virtual disk containing 160 megabytes of data was copied to a 2 GB virtual disk which was empty. Now the 500 MB disk is changed to an empty 2 GB disk (still virtual) and I'll restore the data to that disk.</p>
113     <p>When creating a disk image, one needs to check that both the source and target partitions are error free. That's not required when the image is restored, because restoration process can't damage the disk image. Note, however, that restoring an image erases all the data in the target disk/partition.</p>
115     <p>You also need to check the BIOS settings to be able to boot from <b>Clonezilla-SysRescCD</b>. Some BIOSes contain a boot menu, others require editing settings pernamently. Details can be found on the manual of the motherboard or laptop.</p>
117     <p>Now let's boot.</p>
119     <div align="center"><table class="note" border="0" cellpadding="20"><tr><td valign="top"><img src="images/important.png"></td><td>
120     Restore process erases all the data on the target disk/partition.<br><br>Before restoring make sure you have backup of all the data<br> on the target disk/partition, even if the filesystem is corrupted.
121     </td></tr></table></div>
122     <div align="center"><table class="note" border="0" cellpadding="20"><tr><td valign="top"><img src="images/info.png"></td><td>
123 sng 172 The following pressentation has been made using<br><b>Clonezilla Live v 1.2.8-46</b>
124 jyrki 76 </td></tr></table></div>
126     <!-- Restoration -->
127     <H2><a name="restore"></a>Restoring data <span class="hideprint">[<a href="#restore-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</span></H2>
128     <!--empty line-->
129     <H3><a name="res-0"></a>Clonezilla-SysRescCD starting screen [<a href="#restore-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
130     <!-- empty line -->
131     <p>If you're fine with US keymap and English language (available languages are English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese and Chinese [both simplified and traditional]) or don't mind editing the boot parameters, just select <b>Clonezilla Live</b> at the starting screen and press ENTER. When the system comes up, it will load the program that will preform the backup. After that continue from <a href="#res-4">this step</a>.</p>
133     <p>If you need to change these settings, select one of the available <b>Clonezilla Live</b> menu entries, and press <font color="Green"><b>TAB</b></font>. The current boot parameters will be displayed.</p>
135     <p>The default parameters for booting <b>Clonezilla Live</b> on a 1024x768 screen, are the following:</p>
137     <p class="newcode">append initrd=/live/initrd1.img boot=live union=aufs<br>
138     &nbsp;&nbsp;ocs_live_run="ocs-live-general" ocs_live_extra_param=""<br>
139     &nbsp;&nbsp;ocs_prerun="/live/image/restorecd/prerun.normal" ocs_live_batch="no"<br>
140     &nbsp;&nbsp;ocs_lang="<font color="Red">en_US.UTF-8</font>" ocs_live_keymap="<font color="Red">NONE</font>" vga=791 nolocales</p>
142     <p>By deleting the words in red, you instruct <b>Clonezilla Live</b> to ask you the values of these parameters. When the appropriate changes have been done (as shown bellow), just press <font color="Green"><b>ENTER</b></font> to boot.</p>
144     <p class="newcode">append initrd=/live/initrd1.img boot=live union=aufs<br>
145     &nbsp;&nbsp;ocs_live_run="ocs-live-general" ocs_live_extra_param=""<br>
146     &nbsp;&nbsp;ocs_prerun="/live/image/restorecd/prerun.normal" ocs_live_batch="no"<br>
147     &nbsp;&nbsp;ocs_lang="" ocs_live_keymap="" vga=791 nolocales</p>
148     </p>
149     <!--empty line-->
150     <H3><a name="res-1"></a>Screen "Choose Language" [<a href="#restore-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
151     <!--empty line-->
152 sng 28 <p><img src="images/backup-00.png"><br>
153 jyrki 76 <!--txt-only-->This is where the language can be selected. <!--end-txt-only-->I select "<font color="Red"><b>en_US.UTF-8 English</b></font>" and press ENTER.</p>
154     <!--empty line-->
155     <H3><a name="res-2"></a>Screen "Configuring console-data" [<a href="#restore-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
156     <!--empty line-->
157 sng 28 <p><img src="images/backup-01.png"><br>
158 jyrki 76 I select "<font color="Red"><b>Select keymap from full list</b></font>" and press ENTER. If you're using US keymap, the default option "<font color="Red"><b>Don't touch keymap</b></font>" is a better choice.</p>
159     <!--empty line-->
160     <H3><a name="res-3"></a>Screen "Configuring console-data" [<a href="#restore-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
161     <!--empty line-->
162 sng 28 <p><img src="images/backup-02.png"><br>
163 jyrki 76 Because I haven't changed my keyboard, I select "<font color="Red"><b>pc / qwerty / Finnish / Standard / Standard</b></font>". Because you most likely use a different keyboard, choose the one you use.</p>
164     <!--empty line-->
165     <H3><a name="res-4"></a>Screen "Start Clonezilla" [<a href="#restore-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
166     <!--empty line-->
167 sng 28 <p><img src="images/backup-03.png"><br>
168 jyrki 76 I select "<font color="Red"><b>Start Clonezilla</b></font>" and press ENTER.
169     </p>
170     <!--empty line-->
171     <H3><a name="res-5"></a>Screen "Clonezilla" [<a href="#restore-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
172     <!--empty line-->
173 sng 28 <p><img src="images/backup-04.png"><br>
174 jyrki 76 I select "<font color="Red"><b>device-image</b></font>" and press ENTER.<br> <br>
175     </p>
176     <!--empty line-->
177     <H3><a name="res-6"></a>Screen "Mount clonezilla image directory" [<a href="#restore-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
178     <!--empty line-->
179     <p>In this screen I can select the way the image file directory has been saved.
180     Available options are local directory, remote directory through <b>ssh</b>, <b>samba</b> or <b>nfs</b> and <b>skip</b>, to use the previously used directory. More info about the image file can be found at section "<a href="clonezilla.html#about">About the Image file</a>".<br>
181     <br>
182 sng 28 <img src="images/backup-05.png"><br>
183 jyrki 76 I select "<font color="Red"><b>local_dev</b></font>" and press ENTER.
184     </p>
185     <!--empty line-->
186     <H3><a name="res-7"></a>Next screen [<a href="#restore-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
187     <!--empty line-->
188     <p>This is where I choose the location of the image file.<br><br>
189 sng 28 <img src="images/restoration-06.png"><br>
190 jyrki 76 I select partition <font color="Red"><b>sda1</b></font> and press ENTER.<br>
191     <br>
192     <img src="images/backup-07.png"><br>and then ENTER again.</p>
194 sng 28 <p><img src="images/restoration-08.png"><br>
195 jyrki 76 This screen displays the mounting result.<br>
196     As we can see, <font color="Red"><b>/dev/sda1</b></font> has been successfully mounted under <b>/tmp/local-dev</b>.</p>
197     <!--empty line-->
198     <H3><a name="res-7a"></a>Next Screen [<a href="#restore-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
199     <!--empty line-->
200 sng 28 <p><img src="images/backup-09.png"><br>
201 jyrki 147 I select <font color="Red"><b>Beginner mode</b></font> to accept the default restore options. If you select <font color="Red"><b>Expert mode</b></font>, you can choose the options yourself. More details can be found <a href="clonezilla.html#restore-options" target="_blank">here</a>.</p>
202 jyrki 76 <!--empty line-->
203     <H3><a name="res-8"></a>Screen "Select mode" [<a href="#restore-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
204     <!--empty line-->
205     <p>Here I can select the desired operation.<br>
206     <br>
207 sng 28 <img src="images/restoration-10.png"><br>
208 jyrki 76 I select "<font color="Red"><b>restoredisk</b></font>" and press ENTER.<br> <br></p>
209     <!--empty-line-->
210     <H3><a name="res-9"></a>Next Screen [<a href="#restore-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
211     <!--empty line-->
212 sng 28 <p><img src="images/restoration-11.png"><br>
213 jyrki 76 In this screen I select the image folder. This partition contains only one image.</p>
214     <!--empty line-->
215     <H3><a name="res-10"></a>Next Screen [<a href="#restore-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
216     <!--empty line-->
217 sng 28 <p><img src="images/restoration-12.png"><br>
218 jyrki 147 Finally I am asked to select which disk the image will be restored to. After double-checking the disk doesn't contain anything important, I press ENTER.</p>
219 jyrki 76 <!--empty line-->
220     <H3><a name="res-11"></a>Starting the restoration [<a href="#restore-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
221     <!--empty line-->
222 sng 28 <p><img src="images/restoration-13.png"><br>
223 jyrki 76 Then the program will display the command that will be executed and will ask me to press ENTER. <br>
224 sng 28 Then I will be asked to confirm the operation by pressing <font color="Red"><b>y</b></font> and ENTER.<br>
225     <!--empty line-->
226     <img src="images/restoration-14.png"><br>
227 jyrki 76 <!--empty line-->
228     <div align="center"><table class="note" border="0" cellpadding="20"><tr><td valign="top"><img src="images/important.png"></td><td>
229     <b>This is the last confirmation Clonezilla Live asks.<br>After this step there is no coming back.</b><br></td></tr></table></div>
230     Then my confirmation is asked one last time. After checking one more time the disk doesn't contain any important data, I press <font color="Red"><b>y</b></font> and ENTER.<br>
231     <br>
232 sng 28 <img src="images/restoration-15.png"><br>
233 jyrki 76 After that, the restore process begins
234     <br>
235     <br>
236     <img src="images/restoration-16.png"><br>
237     and when it's successfully completed, I press ENTER to get to the shell. Then, I execute the commands:</p>
238     <p class="newcode">sudo su -<br>
239     cd<br>
240     umount -a<br>
241     reboot<br><br></p>
242 sng 28
243 jyrki 76 <p>to reboot the system.</p>
244 sng 28
245 jyrki 76
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